Arsenal travel to the south coast to take on Southampton at St Mary's on New Year's Day.
You can find out more about our Premier League opponents below.
Full name: Southampton FC
Manager: Nigel Adkins
Club colours: Red and white striped shirts, red shorts, red socks
Three facts about Southampton:
- Saints have won the FA Cup once in 1976, beating Manchester United 1-0
- They have never won the First Division, however, finishing second in 1983/84
- Prior to their relegation from the Premier League in 2005, Southampton spent 27 consecutive seasons in the top flight. Since then they have experienced a brief spell in League One before their rise back to the top tier
The talented striker finished top scorer in the Championship last season with 27 goals and is a constant threat up front for the Premier League newcomers.